Broncos’ Trevor Siemian Dislocates Shoulder

Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian suffered a dislocated shoulder in tonight’s contest and will miss the final two games of the 2017 season, according to Mike Klis of 9News (Twitter link).Trevor Siemian

Siemian’s third NFL campaign will end after a year-long run of disappointing results, as the former seventh-round pick couldn’t live up to his surprisingly effective 2016 season, his first as a starter. Nearly every metric showed a drop-off, as his adjusted net yards per completion dropped by nearly 25%, while his total quarterback rating slipped by 25 points. On the year, Siemian tossed 12 touchdowns and 13 interceptions after posting a 18:10 ratio a year ago.

Unlike 2016, Siemian didn’t enjoy an uninterrupted string of success this season, as he was initially removed from the starting lineup after eight starts. Both Brock Osweiler and Paxton Lynch were utilized without success, and Lynch is now injured. With Osweiler the only healthy signal-caller on their roster, the Broncos will likely need to sign another quarterback to get through the remainder of the season.

It’s unclear if Siemian (or any of Denver’s current quarterbacks) will remain in the club’s 2018 plans, but if so, it will likely be as a reserve. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (video link) reported earlier tonight that the Broncos are likely to explore any and all outlets — including free agency, the draft, and trade — in search of a franchise quarterback this offseason.

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    • afannaz

      …oh, I forgot, RG3 is waiting by the phone, too. There you go, then. Problem solved!

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    • captainchaos55

      Kap is a useless, ghetto fabulous thug. He was never worth a F anyway. He will never play another down in the NFL. It’s a shame as he will be remembered this way and not by his play. Once he took a knee he took a knee for his future too. Hope he’s happy.

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